Rumour round-up: Another Chelsea star set for exit, Tottenham eye Man Utd winger, Hamburg eye Sunderland man

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Which Sunderland midfielder is attracting interest from the Bundesliga? Could Man United's unwanted Dutchman be set to end up at White Hart Lane? And Could Cesc Fabregas leave Chelsea?

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Sunderland midfielder Jan Kirchhoff could be set to leave, with Hamburg keeping tabs on the former Bayern Munich man (Sunderland Echo).
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas could follow team-mate Oscar to the Chinese Super League in the summer (Daily Mail).

The Brazilian midfielder will earn £400,000 a week after tax when he joins Shanghai SIPG, managed by former Black Cats boss Gus Poyet, in January (Times).

Newcastle United have been linked with an £8 million January move for French-based striker Nicolas Pepe (Shields Gazette).
Hoffenheim are likely to rebuff Chelsea's £30m January transfer window bid for Germany centre-back Niklas Sule (Daily Star).

Everton face competition from Tottenham to sign Manchester United winger Memphis Depay (Liverpool Echo).

Meanwhile, the Toffees are in for reported Newcastle United target Callum Wilson, who plays for Bournemouth (Daily Mirror).

Southampton are lining up a January move for Valencia's £16.7m-rated Spanish midfielder Dani Parejo (Daily Star).

Former Liverpool midfielder Joao Carlos Teixeira is set to join Brighton on loan from Porto (Zero Zero, via Sport Witness).

Arsenal have offered Alexis Sanchez £9.3m a year to sign a new contract at Emirates. But this may not be enough to meet the player's wage demands (Daily Mirror).

Manchester City would have signed Sanchez had it not been for Financial Fair Play regulations, according to former manager Manuel Pellegrini (ADN, via Daily Mirror).

Former Manchester United, Fulham and Tottenham man Dimitar Berbatov, is training with Jose Mourinho's first-team squad to prepare himself for any potential Premier League interest (Manchester Evening News).

Manchester City are set to make a new £20m bid for Benfica and Brazil goalkeeper Ederson Moraes next summer (Sun).

Senior players at Birmingham City are angry at the sacking of Gary Rowett. Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola has taken the reins at St Andrews, with the club just one point off the Championship play-off spots (Birmingham Mail).

Coventry City want former Wigan Athletic boss Gary Caldwell as their next manager (Coventry Telegraph).

Bolton Wanderers, who are losing £800,000 each month, are looking to release as many as 17 players, all of whom are out of contract next summer (Bolton News).